Category Archives: Laminate

Compare: Laminate Versus Hardwood

When looking at new flooring options, hardwood floors and laminate flooring are popular choices. Many homes in Austin, Texas use these materials to enhance a home’s charm and make it more appealing. Each flooring option has its advantages that should be considered when choosing the correct material for your home.   Hardwood floors are solid wood planks, or layers of… (more…)

Comparing Laminate Floors to Stained Concrete

Homeowners who choose to renovate their homes may find that the job would go a whole lot smoother if they considered some of their options. There are two basic kinds of flooring that should be considered, one is Laminate Flooring which is generally about ½ or a ¼ of the price of some of the alternatives. Then there is Stained… (more…)

Replace your Carpet with other flooring to reduce pet stains

A few years ago I was faced with a problem. I owned a very sweet French bull dog name Rudy who suffered greatly from an anxiety disorder. Problem: he hated to be left alone and noises scared him. My carpet was the dumping ground for his anxiety disorder–literally, I came home to urine and/or feces daily. I tried crating him… (more…)

Compare Laminate versus Hardwood Floors

Although they can have a strikingly similar appearance, there is a significant difference between laminate flooring and traditional hardwood flooring. While both laminate and hardwood floors can be an extremely attractive choice in either new Austin construction or renovation, choosing between the two is an important decision. Traditional hardwood flooring is just that, actual milled hardwood. For those Texas homeowners… (more…)